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Mental disorders are a major cause of human suffering, disability and social costs worldwide.
In contrast to somatic diseases, there are no laboratory tests that can clarify diagnosis and there has been minimal progress in drug treatment in the last 50 years. This is mainly due to our lack of knowledge about disease mechanisms in these conditions.

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Synaptic protein structure

Structure of the memory regulator Arc

The post-synaptic protein Arc has been termed a master regulator of memory. In line with its homology to certain viral proteins, it has also been shown recently to form virus-like capsids. We have elucidated for the first time the 3D structure of full-length monomeric Arc.

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Being born by Caesarian section may affect your intelligence

Researchers at the University of Bergen looked if there is a connection between the mode of delivery and the genetics of children’s intelligence.

Research award for Jan Haavik
Jan Haavik forskningspris Helse Vest

Helse Vest gives research award to Jan Haavik

Professor Jan Haavik has been given the Helse Vest Research award 2016 for his research on discovering biological mechanisms that can cause ADHD-symptoms. He was rewarded the prize during the annual research conference of Helse Vest.

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K.G Jebsen partner participates in a JPND funded research grant

The challenge of neurodegenerative disease focusing on Alzheimer’s is the topic in the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND), and also the largest effort of its kind. Clive Bramham has as a partner in a currently funded project received support to study the role of two key...

Pregnant woman

ADHD can be linked to mothers with inflammatory diseases

Children of mothers with diseases like asthma or arthritis have up to eighty per cent higher risk of developing ADHD.


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For patients / relatives - adhdprosjekt@psybp.uib.no
Tel. + 47 55 58 68 48

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Center of Neuropsychiatric disorders
University of Bergen
BBB, 5th Floor
Jonas Lies vei 91
N-5009 Bergen

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Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation was established to honor the memory of Kristian Gerhard Jebsen and his contribution to Norwegian and international shipping and business. Center for Neuropsychiatric Disorders was started as a KG Jebsen Center.